Frontier Village manager steps down, joins FVA boardThe manager of Frontier Village resigned her paid position due to health issues Thursday, then was unanimously appointed to the Frontier Village Association Board.
By: By Kari Lucin, The Jamestown Sun, The Jamestown Sun
The manager of Frontier Village resigned her paid position due to health issues Thursday, then was unanimously appointed to the Frontier Village Association Board.
“I’m willing to help as much as I possibly can,” said Tina Busche, after she stepped down as manager.
The association reluctantly accepted her resignation, tendered in a letter that also indicated she was willing to serve as a member of the board.
“There is room on the board,” said Charlie Tanata, its chairman.
Busche said that everything is already set in motion for the 2013 tourism season, with the grant applications already complete and most arrangements already made.
She suggested that if a manager was not hired, board members might be able to chip in and manage Frontier Village for the season.
“I think you guys will be okay that way. The one big event we have going on is the Pioneer Days,” Busche said.
Tanata said the greeters were also in good shape and had been trained to assist during Frontier Village events.
After a brief discussion the group decided to search for another manager, and decided to see if any greeters are interested in the position. If not, the FVA intends to advertise for the position.
The Frontier Village manager works 26 hours per week and is paid $10 an hour. The position is seasonal.
After the meeting, Busche said she believes the village will keep going, because it has a good board and an excellent staff, as well as people in the community willing to share ideas and donate funds for the village.
“All the donations we can get help it grow for the people in the community,” Busche said, adding that Frontier Village especially benefits the children.
Sun reporter Kari Lucin
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